Part 1: Purpose

It is the goal of Lake Superior College (LSC) to recruit and retain the highest quality employees. The purpose of this policy is to ensure that in fulfilling this goal, the college adheres to all contractual and legal requirements and promotes equity and diversity in all of its search processes.

Part 2: Policy

Subpart A: Equal Opportunity

Lake Superior College is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (Minnesota State). We are an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities. Human Resources (HR), the Affirmative Action Officer (AAO), and the appropriate administrator will be involved in all phases of the search process to ensure this commitment is maintained.

Subpart B: Approval of All Positions

Requests to fill all vacancies and all new or replacement positions require the approval of

the President’s Cabinet. The appropriate administrator or supervisor is responsible for drafting the position description, providing justification to the President’s Cabinet to support filling the position and providing a signed New Employment Requisition to the appropriate administrator. Upon request, HR is available to provide assistance in preparing the position description. The administrator will forward the employment requisition form with an updated position description to HR for review. The hiring supervisor is responsible for completing the position filling checklist.


Policy History: No Previous LSC Hiring Policy

Date Implemented: April 2022

President’s Signature Date: September 22, 2022

Lake Superior College's President's Signature

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